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Description: Town Hall
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133544
OS Grid Reference: SO8667309724
OS Grid Coordinates: 386673, 209724
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7860, -2.1946
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PAINSWICK VICTORIA STREET
SO 8609 (part)
8/347 Town Hall
Town Hall. Dated 1840 in panel to gable; in good limestone ashlar with plain
tile roof. In C19 Tudor style. Set gable to street, and stands forward from
adjoining building to right. Saddle-back coped gable to double stepped kneelers
over a quatrefoil commemorative panel. Below this 5-light hollow chamfer case-
ments with pointed heads to lights and with square stopped hood at ground and
first floors above a moulded offset plinth. To the right a single storey lean-
to with plank door in moulded surround at head of 4 steps; behind this a swept-
down extension with prominent stack having 2 separated flues set diagonally and
capped. Interior: simple work in original detail. The building replaced an
earlier town hall, opposite, which was demolished in 1840. From 1844 to 1867 an
upper room in the new building, then known as Stock House, was an Endowed
Listing NGR: SO8668209723
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